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The Emergency department care 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics web report presents information on care provided in public hospital emergency departments (EDs) between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. It includes information on overall activity, nationally agreed performance indicators on waiting times for care, time spent in the ED, and other waiting times statistics. It also includes comparative information for the previous 4 reporting periods.
A PDF version of this report was first published on 6 December 2018. Additional material was added on 1 March 2019:
On average, 22,000 patients presented to an ED every day
8 million patients presented to Australian public hospital emergency departments
31% of patients were admitted to hospital following their ED care
72% of patients were ‘seen on time’, including almost all of those requiring immediate care
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